Comprehensive Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology

Author: Bret A. Boyer


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  • ISBN: 9780471783862
  • Author: Bret A. Boyer
  • Publ Date: 2007-12-11
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 504
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 5961

Table of Contents :

Editor Biographies ix Foreword xi Preface xv Author Biographies xvii Part I FOUNDATIONS 1 1 Theoretical Models of Health Psychology and the Model for Integrating Medicine and Psychology 3 Bret A. Boyer 2 Insurance, Managed Care, and Integrated Primary Care 31 M. Indira Paharia Part II PREVENTION 53 3 Chronic Disease Prevention 55 M. Indira Paharia 4 Obesity 81 M. Indira Paharia and Larina Kase 5 Tobacco Cessation 105 M. Indira Paharia Part III COMMON DISEASE STATES 125 6 Cardiovascular Disease 127 Albert J. Bellg 7 Cancer 153 Alyson B. Moadel and Melanie S. Harris 8 Diabetes 179 Bret A. Boyer 9HIV/AIDS 201 Lynda M. Sagrestano, Amy Rogers, and Arron Service 10 Spinal Cord Injury 229 Elizabeth J. Richardson, J. Scott Richards, and Bret A. Boyer 11Asthma 251 Daphne Koinis Mitchell and Elizabeth McQuaid 12 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 277 Kirk Stucky and Jeff Greenblatt 13 End-Stage Renal Disease 301 Allan Goody, Nicole Monserrate, and Anu Bodetti 14 Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Liver Disease 319 Kevin A. Hommel Part IV SPECIAL TOPICS 347 15 Chronic Pain 349 John D. Otis and Donna B. Pincus 16 Pediatric Psychology 371 Lamia P. Barakat and Bret A. Boyer 17 Substance Abuse in Medical Settings 395 Allison Dorlen Pastor, Aparna Kalbag-Buddhikot, and Adam Brooks 18 Sexual and Reproductive Health of Men and Women 425 William R. Stayton, Debra W. Haffner, and Susan S. McNiff Author Index 453 Subject Index 475


Bringing together an international group of experts from across all health-related disciplines, Comprehensive Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology bridges the gap between health psychology and medicine to provide you with the up-to-date and relevant information and strategies you need to address both the physical and mental health care needs of your clients. Written in an accessible, reader-friendly manner, this reference covers the conditions and trends that have become most prevalent in the field of health psychology today.

Author Biography:

Bret A. Boyer , PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Health Psychology Concentration, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania. He has published numerous articles in the field of health psychology in several peer-reviewed journals. M. Indira Paharia , PsyD, MBA, MS, is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania. She serves as the Co-Director of the Coalition for the Advancement of Community Health Psychology and as the Director of the annual Women's Preventive Health Forum.


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